CollegeFest: FREE Philly Museums on September 7!

CollegeFest is quickly approaching, and we’re beyond excited!  On Saturday, September 7 experience your BEST five hours in Philly.  This year, we’ll have the biggest festival yet in Dilworth Park, featuring exhibitors with prizes and giveaways, pop-up performances, outdoor games, and so much more

CollegeFest is all about introducing you to your extended campus, the city of Philadelphia, so in addition to the huge party at Dilworth Park, we’re also partnering with museums and attractions all over Philly that you’ll get to discover for FREE.  That’s right!  If you’re a current college student, register today for Express Check-In  so you can skip the line at Dilworth Park (next to City Hall) on September 7, grab your wristband and check out these attractions for F-R-E-E! Continue reading “CollegeFest: FREE Philly Museums on September 7!”

Lunar New Year at the Rail Park

Get ready, Philadelphia—we’re welcoming in the Year of the Pig with a big celebration at the Rail Park! In collaboration with Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation, the Friends of the Rail Park invite you to enjoy an afternoon of food and cultural activities for all ages that celebrate the diversity of what our communities have to offer. Entrance is free. Food for purchase.

Thank You, Places – Improv Musical

Thank You, Places is a complete improvised musical performed at Philly Improv Theater. From scene to music to lyrics, everything is made up on the spot. Come see opening and closing night of a brand new musical every time!

The Cherry Street Pier Antique & Vintage Market

Philly Flea will take over the Pier’s Market space for the full weekend with two different sets of vendors. The market will feature approximately 60 vendors each day selling a variety of items, including antiques. Note: There will be an early bird opportunity for antique dealers to come to the Pier before it opens to the public! 

Lighthouse Parade

Ignite the night! Join our glow-in-the-dark parade of musicians and puppets as it flows downstream from Lindbergh Boulevard and through the gardens to the banks of the Schuylkill. An evening of illuminated boating and dancing will be highlighted by a DJ, food trucks, art activities, night sky viewing, and the opportunity to experience Stacy Levy’s floating Tide Field after dark.

BalletX Pop Up Performance

One of Philly’s top contemporary ballet groups, BalletX, is back at The Porch for a free lunchtime performance!